Another flu season is upon us. It’s an annually recurring time in which there is an increase in the prevalence of the influenza (flu) virus. Countless individuals line up to receive the flu vaccination in hopes to diminish the effects of the flu or avoid it entirely for the year to come.
The flu vaccine, among others, has long-been a topic of discussion. Today we’re not going to tell you whether you or your loved ones should receive this vaccine as the answer is not that simple. Instead we’d like to give you as much information as possible to help you make a well-informed decision.
Thyroid patients, and others with chronic diseases, may have more to consider than previously thought.
For more information on the risks versus benefits of the flu vaccine for thyroid and other chronically ill patients, read this.